Trying out “World Watercolor Month”

Trying out “World Watercolor Month”

As far back as my brain can wander, my mother has always had some sort of paintbrush in her hand. Watercolors were her favorite medium and while our styles are drastically different (I prefer illustration to her still life style), the pans, the water, and the brushes...

Finding “Purple” in Bellows Falls

It was pretty simple. I gave myself 20 minutes to find FIVE different shades of purple while wandering in downtown Bellows Falls. I found mauve, violet and every shade in between. Purple Number One: I hit the motherlode here. This is one of the paintings on display at...
“sad, weird thoughts” (an unruly life comic)

“sad, weird thoughts” (an unruly life comic)

One of my closest friends in the world experienced this last spring. I talked to her a lot over the course of a few weeks and eventually, all was well and good. Then, it happened to me. And I was in a dark, scary place and I happened to mention it to one of my friends...
Look for me among the turtles (Nanny’s quote)

Look for me among the turtles (Nanny’s quote)

I’ve been dabbling with artsy fartsy classes on a site called Skillshare for a few weeks now. One of my assignments in the hand lettering class was to incorporate a quote or saying with an animal. Going against my initial desire to do something with...